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PHOTO+ "Rethink the photo"

  1. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 10, 2019

    TibiTibi , Dec 10, 2019 :
    You can use edit.
    You can use report and give a reason: delete.
     


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  3. tide1109
    Ice Cream Sandwich Dec 10, 2019

    tide1109 , Dec 10, 2019 :
    I shot the following photo a while ago while we had a photwalk in a school project. The place was recommended by the teacher and I managed to get this shot.

    IMG_3765_001.jpg
    This was my first editing. The colors are bit unnatural but I like it. This one is not cropped.

    IMG_3765-02_001.jpg
    Now I tried a second attempt for editing the photo. This one has a more natural color space and I cropped it too. The focus of the eye is moved to the bridges.
    The picture lost a bit of quality by the editing.

    This is the original photo that was captured by the camera.
    IMG_3765_002.jpg
    For me the colors are a bit boring this non-edited version.

    About the photo:
    Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    Lens: 18-135mm kit lens by Canon
    f/22, 1/80, ISO 200, 18mm
    Editing: Snapseed
    Location: Elbbrücken in Hamburg, Germany
     

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  4. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 10, 2019

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  5. Impersonal
    Jelly Bean Dec 10, 2019

    Impersonal , Dec 10, 2019 :
    WOW, Thank You @TibiTibi, this only proves there is no "crappy photo" when you have friends that could actually make something of it... :D

    ps: obviously they won't enter the Contest, but I don't care, I really am thankful, surprised, and amazed what both of you (yourself and @cdnfarmer ) did with the edits, such a lovely gift and I feel... honoured and grateful, especially since I really think highly of you, and admired your very awesome photography sets ;), amoung other things you "provided" to the Community itself

    Also your thread (s) really are great Tibi, hope you will write them forever, even if I spend my time mostly in the shadows, I really like such great quality threds, even if if not a hardcore photography buff, I still find them useful and interesting, if nothing else they definitely make are great reads for anyone!
     
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  6. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 10, 2019

    TibiTibi , Dec 10, 2019 :
    Thank you for visiting rethink.
    Don't forget the first rule of this thread.

    I have selected different.
    So I recommend to go closer to the bridge and you can this way separate the first bridge from the other two. Try different heights/angles. Get close to the ground.

    Then you should keep the horizon / water in level. Use composition grid.

    Original
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    Rethinked
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    Also my blues are more blue then it should be.

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    During golden hour it could look like this.
     
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  7. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 10, 2019

    TibiTibi , Dec 10, 2019 :
    Thank you for these words.

    You have tried to hide the photo into the darkness and mist ;)
    But it was there. We have seen it :cool:

    There are also crappy clicks where nothing helps :rolleyes:
     

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  8. buntycubal
    User of the Year 2017 Dec 12, 2019

    buntycubal , Dec 12, 2019 :
    PSFix_20191210_022648.jpeg
    Impersonal picture edited..
    I've called those electrical guys & make them dim that streetlight :D
     

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  9. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 16, 2019

    TibiTibi , Dec 16, 2019 :
    Thank you for the material.
    I have found a nice scene inside the photo. So
    I have selected your photo to rethink.

    Take a look again at the source:
    1200304-af508ea64fbef121f1f345563cce1d35.jpg

    After perspective correction and tuning i have cropped the picture.

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    The orange shows how I interpret the original picture. The dominant black curve from middle of the picture too early lead my eyes to the left and out of the photo.

    With the greens I want to show how could the eye go through the picture. This requires to crop the photo and the curve will be shifted.

    1200304-af508ea64fbef121f1f345563cce1d35-01.jpeg
     

  10. antonyjen
    Ice Cream Sandwich Dec 16, 2019

    antonyjen , via OnePlus 7T Pro , Dec 16, 2019 :
    Good work..Nice colour edit..I'll do that in my original copy.[e]1f44d[/e]
     

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  11. K1542380708364
    Donut Dec 17, 2019

    K1542380708364 , via OnePlus 3T , Dec 17, 2019 :
    is that a real place. it looks superb
     

  12. TibiTibi
    Nougat Dec 17, 2019

    TibiTibi , Dec 17, 2019 :
    At first I should ask you why did you clicked this.
    Another question is why did you selected this photo to rethink.

    Not every click is a photo.
    This is a really bad material for rethink.
    But good example how to not capture.
    Yes the camera can capture almost everything.
    But photo is more then just a click of anything.
    There should be an idea. Maybe you can ask yourself whether you print this out and hang on the wall in a room.

    Low resolution. Bad exposure. Low color range and contrast. Etc...
    This was the critic I hope you will learn from this.

    But let me try to do basic corrections to visualise some objects on the click.

    Source:
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    A lot of tuning and the final crop.
    Result:
    PSX_20191217_203018-01.jpeg

    Compare
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    To fix the sky it needs more additional work.
     
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  13. Sidharth Singh Bhati , via OnePlus 7 Mirror Gray , Dec 18, 2019 :
    thanx...yeah it was a bad photograph for rethink. but thanx for edit and crop and critics.
    this will a lesson for me to think alot. once again thank you
     

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